Publications

The BPRI publishes several categories of documents, accessible via the links shown above. In general, the BPRI intends that its publications be widely and freely distributed within the policy community. Unless otherwise noted for a specific document, any publication may be duplicated and distributed in its entirety, with proper acknowledgment.

Other Papers

2013/14 IMTC Passenger Vehicle Survey: Project Organization & Report of Findings

July 2014, Special Report

Final results from the intercept survey project undertaken by the Whatcom Council of Governments in collaboration with the BPRI.

Suggestions for Improving Cross-Border Mobility and North American Competitiveness

June 2014, Special Report

Summary prepared by BPRI staff of suggestions made by speakers at a BPRI conference that occurred on May 15, 2014.

2013/14 IMTC Passenger Vehicle Survey: Report of Interim Findings

October 2013, Technical Memorandum

Presenting interim results (summer phase of field work) for the intercept survey undertaken by the Whatcom Council of Governments in collaboration with the BPRI.

Evaluation of Commercial Pre-Inspection Pilot Test - Blaine, WA

July 2013, Technical Memorandum

Authored by David Davidson (BPRI) & Hugh Conroy (WCOG), presenting the results of field data collection conducted by BPRI and WCOG during operation of USCBP's pre-inspection pilot test.

Forum Proceedings: "Beyond the Border: Making the Action Plan Work for You"

November 2012, Forum Proceedings

Proceedings compiled by BPRI staff of a forum hosted by the Vancouver Board of Trade on October 24, 2012

The "Beyond the Border" Dialogue at Age One: Policy and Political Implications for the Pacific Northwest

March 2012, Seminar Proceedings

Proceedings of a seminar held February 10, 2012, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Canada, Seattle

Seminar Proceedings: Perimeter Security and the Beyond the Border Dialogue: Perspectives from the PNW-Western Canada Region

July 2011, Special Report

Proceedings of a seminar held June 20, 2011, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Canada, Seattle

Eliminating the FAST Lane at the Pacific Highway Crossing: A Simulation Analysis

June 2011, Special Publication

Authored by Mark Springer, Ph.D.

2011 Pacific Highway Southbound FAST Lane Study

June 2011, Special Publication

Authored by the BPRI and the Whatcom Council of Governments.

Eliminating the FAST Lane at the Pacific Highway Crossing: Results of a Pilot Project

May 2011, Special Publication

Authored by Mark Springer, Ph.D.

Proceedings: Seminar on Canada-US Border Management Policy Issues

April 2010, Special Publication

Proceedings of a BPRI seminar held April 12, 2010, at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.

2009 IMTC Commercial Vehicle Operations Survey Final Report

March 2010, Special Report

A report of a project conducted jointly with the Whatcom Council of Governments.

Border Barometer 2010

February 2010, Special Report

A pilot project of the BPRI and the University at Buffalo Regional Institute.

Border Barometer

February 2009, Special Report

A pilot project of the BPRI and the University at Buffalo Regional Institute.

IMTC 2008 Passenger Intercept Survey Final Report

September 2008, Special Report

Authored by Melissa Miller & Hugh Conroy, Whatcom Council of Governments, and David Davidson, BPRI

Estimated Benefits of Increased Visitation to Vancouver, BC, via Rail and Float Plane

August 2008, Research Note No. 3

Authored by David Lebowitz

Explaining the Decline in Border Crossings Since 1990

February 2006, Research Note No. 2

Authored by BPRI staff, summarizing research results generated by Hart Hodges, Ph.D.

PNWER Regional Economic Trends 1990 - 2005

January 2006, Research Note No. 1

Authored by BPRI staff